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Leif Karlstrom

Leif Karlstrom
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Primary Affiliation:Department of Geophysics
Office Location:Mitchell 367
Alternative Website:personal webpage
E-mail:leifk1@stanford.edu

Education

    B.S. Physics (Honors) University of Oregon, Spring 2006   B.S. Mathematics University of Oregon, Spring 2006   B.M. Violin Performance University of Oregon, Spring 2006   Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School 2010, Santa Fe New Mexico, June 5-27 2010   PhD Earth and Planetary Science, Fall 2011 with advisor Michael Manga, department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley   NSF EAR-Postdoctoral Fellowship, conducted at Stanford University starting February 2011 with Eric Dunham 

Professional Experience

    Invited talks:   2010: Caltech Geoclub, San Jose State, AGU  2011: USGS Volcano Hazards, Stanford Geophysics Seminar, U Oregon, AGU  Reviewer:Journal of Geophysical Research B, Geophysical Research Letters, Bulletin of Volcanology, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Geology, NSF 

Honors & Awards

    NASA grant NNX09AN18G (listed graduate student and contributing author), 2009  AGU Oustanding student poster award, 2009  GSA Graduate Student fieldwork grant, 2010  Behrman UC Berkeley fieldwork grant, 2011  CTEMPS graduate student seed grant, 2011  NSF grant #1049983 (listed collaborator and contributing author), 2011   NCALM graduate seed grant, 2011  UC Berkeley Louderback research award, 2011  NSF FESD grant “Open Earth” (listed graduate student and contributing author), 2011  NSF EAR-Postdoctoral Fellowship # 1143623, 2011 

Publications

    Karlstrom, L., and M. Manga (2006), Origins and implications of zigzag rift patterns on lava lakes, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 154, 317-324. 

    Karlstrom, L., J. Dufek, and M. Manga (2009), Organization of volcanic plumbing through magmatic lensing by magma chambers and volcanic loads, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B10204. 

    Karlstrom, L., J. Dufek, and M. Manga (2010), Magma chamber stability in arc and continental crust, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 190, 249-270. 

    Rudolph, M. L., L. Karlstrom and M. Manga (2011), A prediction for the longevity of the Lusi Mud Volcano, Indonesia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 308, 124-130. 

    Karlstrom, L. and M. Richards (2011), On the evolution of large ultramafic magma chambers and timescales for Flood Basalt eruptions, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, B08216. 

    Karlstrom, L., M. L. Rudolph and M. Manga (2012), Caldera size modulated by the yield stress within a crystal-rich magma reservoir, Nature Geoscience, accepted March 21 2012. 

    Dufek, J., C. Huber, and L. Karlstrom (2012), Magma chamber dynamics and thermodynamics, Chapter 2 of “Modeling Volcanic Processes: The Physics and Mathematics of Volcanism” to be published summer 2012.    

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